Health Sciences Centre

Rehabilitation Assistant - COVID (BB-B669F)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


Position Overview

Performs direct and indirect patient care activities and non-patient care activities that are delegated and supervised by the Therapist responsible for the care of the patient(s).

  • Previous direct patient care experience in a healthcare setting is preferred. 
  • Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required. 
  • Successful completion of a recognized academic Rehabilitation Assistant Program (not limited to but including the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology Rehabilitation Assistant Program) required.
  • For Physiotherapy Positions: Consideration may be given to individuals who are in the process of attaining an academic degree in Physiotherapy (PT) or those who have attained academic standing in PT and are eligible for licensure.
  • Certification/Licensure/Registration
  • Current C.P.R. (Family and Friends) is preferred. 
  • Qualifications and Skills
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.

  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Computer literacy as appropriate to the setting.
  • Must be proficient in both oral and written English communication.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with people in a variety of settings.

  • Physical Requirements
  • Must be in excellent physical and mental health.
  • Must be able to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time without resting. 
  • Must demonstrate the use of safe and effective body mechanics while working with patients.
  • Must be capable of bending, stretching and lifting while performing patient care and non patient care duties. 
  • Must be able to safely transfer large and/or heavy patients who may have limited or no weight bearing capabilities.
  • Must demonstrate adequate strength, motor coordination, agility and dexterity for implementation of therapeutic techniques, manipulation of therapeutic activities and use of tools and machinery as necessary. May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/ visitors/ staff. May be required to occasionally work extended hours.
  • May be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends.
  • This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement. The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department. We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today. Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

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